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Kenya uses app in battle against desert locusts

LORUGUM: Lorugum village in northwest Kenya is under siege. Hundreds of thousands of young desert locusts perch on trees, shrubs, and in...

Big Four told to ring fence auditing in Britain by June 2024

LONDON: PwC, Deloitte, KPMG and EY should ring fence auditing in Britain as a separate business by June 2024, their regulator said...

Oil mixed on tighter supply, surge in US virus cases

LONDON: Oil prices were mixed on Monday, with Brent crude edging higher on tighter supplies and positive economic data, while US benchmark...

Uber to buy Postmates in $2.65bn stock deal, expands food-delivery reach

The company looks to expand its reach in the food-delivery services arena as more people order at home due to coronavirus-led restrictions

UK minister says Huawei must meet conditions for involvement in 5G network

LONDON: China’s Huawei has clear conditions to meet for Britain to continue to allow its involvement in the development of 5G telecoms...

TikTok distances from Beijing in response to India app ban

NEW DELHI: Social media app TikTok distanced itself from Beijing after India banned 59 Chinese apps in the country, according to a...

Britain nears 500 million pound deal for Sanofi, GSK Covid-19 vaccine

LONDON: Britain is close to agreeing a 500 million pound ($624 million) supply deal with Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for 60 million...

End of the runway for 747 jumbo as Boeing placed final part orders

SEATTLE: Boeing Co and suppliers set the final number of parts it would need for the 747 jumbo jet program at least...

Fire breaks out at Iranian power plant, latest in series of incidents

DUBAI: A fire broke out at a power station in southwestern Iran on Saturday, Iranian media reported, the latest in a string...

Shell CEO does not rule out moving headquarters to Britain

Last month, consumer products giant Unilever had also said it planned to ditch the dual Anglo-Dutch legal structure and create a single entity in Britain

Daimler seeks to sell French factory in production overhaul

The move comes as the auto industry faces overcapacity and plunging demand for new cars in Europe
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Boeing communications chief resigns over decades-old article on women in combat

SEATTLE: Boeing Co’s communications chief Niel Golightly abruptly resigned on Thursday, following an employee’s complaint over an article the former US military...
Oil producers

Oil falls below $43 on virus fears, still heads for weekly gain

SEOUL/LONDON: Oil fell below $43 a barrel on Friday as a resurgence of coronavirus cases raised concern that fuel demand growth could...

Asian countries to make economic recovery by 2021: Fitch Solutions

KARACHI: Global output will contract by 3.6 per cent in 2020, but Asian countries will outperform other markets in 2021, according to...

Oil product demand growth will never recover to pre-Covid levels: Citi

'Oil prices are likely to fluctuate between $45 and $60 a barrel in the long term'